Mari Payton Bio, Age, Height, NBC7, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Mari Payton Bio, Wiki

Mari Payton is Emmy Award-winning Asian American Journalist/Anchor/ Reporter/Podcast Host working for NBC7 San Diego serving as a Senior Investigative Anchor/Reporter and Weekend News Anchor. She has been working with this station since January 2006.

Mari Payton Age

Born and raised in the United States, Mari keeps information regarding her dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from her appearance, she might be around her ’40s.

Mari Payton Height

Payton stands approximately 5 feet 5  inches (1.65 m) and weighs around 65 kg.

Mari Payton Education

For her Education, Mari enrolled at the University of Southern California where she graduated and earned a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. She also graduated from the Annenberg School for Communication and was a Renaissance Scholar.

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Mari Payton Career

Mari serves as a senior investigative reporter leading the award-winning NBC 7 I-Team and a Weekend News Anchor for NBC 7. Her stories have prompted state, local, and federal investigations and caused law and policy changes. Mari is also a frequent contributor to the award-winning NBC 7 Insight Investigative podcast. Subscribe to Insight on your favorite podcast app: Spotify, Stitcher, Apple, or Google Play.

She has been honored with countless Emmy awards for her investigative stories and for her live reports. Mari also reported breaking news live on MSNBC,  the TODAY show, and other NBC stations across the country. She’s also been honored with awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and Press Club. Prior to working in San Diego, she worked in Jackson, Mississippi at WLBT, the NBC affiliate. While at WLBT, she was sent to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where she rode out the storm and reported the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She was also honored with an Associated Press award for a piece on the obesity epidemic in the state of Mississippi.

Mari is a representative of the Asian American Journalists Association and Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). When she’s not reporting, she is chasing her two young kids around. Mari loves traveling, the local food and wine scene, cool hotels, and watching USC football.

Mari Payton’s Net Worth

In Mari’s career as an anchor/reporter, she was able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 3 Million.

Mari Payton Salary

Payton acquires annual earnings that range between $ 81, 975 and $ 178, 905.

Mari Payton’s Parents and Siblings

Payton was born and raised in the United States by her devoted parents. Growing up,  her mother and father gave her the best nourishment and upbringing one could ask for. Besides this, Mari has not revealed any further information about her parents or siblings if she has any.

Mari Payton Husband

Payton is a married woman though she has not revealed the identity of her husband. The duo has been together for more than a decade now and they reside in San Diego alongside their kids.

Mari Payton Kids

She and her husband are proud parents of two children a boy and a girl though their names are not mentioned yet.

Mari Payton Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Payton is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 5,698 Followers around 6.9K followers on her Facebook page, and 1,389 followers on her Instagram account.

Mari Payton NBC7 San Diego

Payton works at NBC7 San Diego where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Monica Dean
  2. Dagmar Midcap
  3. Catherine Garcia
  4. Mark Mullen
  5. Marianne Kushi
  6. Steven Luke
  7. Sheena Parveen
  8. Ashley Matthews
  9. Todd Strain
  10. Derek Torgerson
  11. Darnay Tripp
  12. Dana Griffin
  13. Alexis Rivas
  14. Jackie Crea
  15. Priya Sridhar
  16. Omari Fleming